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Uncle Nearest Apricot Manhattan cocktail in a coupe glass with apricot with a sage leaf

Legacy and Remembrance

Picture of Heather Wibbels, Cocktail Contessa, pouring a cocktailHeather Wibbels
Gentle notes of apricot and bitter aromas of Amaro Nonino combine to elevate the flavors and fragrance of Uncle Nearest's 1856 expression. It's an elegant, complex mix of flavors and scents to bring Uncle Nearest's strengths to the forefront and celebrate the brand's excellence and achievements.
5 from 1 vote
Course Drinks
Cuisine whiskey cocktail
Servings 1


  • 1.5 ounces Uncle Nearest 1856 100 proof
  • ½ oz apricot liqueur (Giffard’s Abricot de Roussillon suggested)
  • ½ oz Amaro Nonino
  • 3 dashes cherry bark vanilla bitters
  • 1 sage leaf
  • Garnish: sage leaf and dried apricot


  • Rub the inside of a coupe or martini glass with a sage leaf until fragrant and place the glass in the freezer. Combine Uncle Nearest whiskey, apricot liqueur, Amaro Nonino and bitters in a mixing glass and add ice. Stir until well-chilled. Strain into the chilled coupe glass and garnish with a dried apricot and sage leaf. Sip and reflect.
Keyword amaro, apricot, sage, Uncle Nearest Whiskey
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